Law Enforcement in Oregon

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Oregon


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Oregon students graduate with degrees in law enforcement. That means an estimated 230 law enforcement professionals graduate from Oregon's 15 law enforcement schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon with a law enforcement program is ITT Technical Institute-Portland, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Portland graduated 17 students from its law enforcement program. Tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Portland was $18,048 per year.

Western Oregon University, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a law enforcement program. It is located in Monmouth. 38 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from Western Oregon University in 2010. Western Oregon University charged in-state students $7,410 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Oregon with a law enforcement program is Sumner College, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. 45 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from Sumner College in 2010. Tuition at Sumner College was $0 per year.

Cost

Law enforcement schools in Oregon, charge students an average tuition of $5,319 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,048 per year, or as little as $2,643 per year. In 2010, the law enforcement schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus - located in Portland, students are charged $11,040 per year
  3. Pioneer Pacific College - located in Wilsonville, students are charged $11,023 per year

The law enforcement schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year
  2. Klamath Community College - located in Klamath Falls, students are charged $2,895 per year
  3. Rogue Community College - located in Grants Pass, students are charged $2,994 per year

A law enforcement degree from an Oregon school... what next?

The largest populations of Oregon law enforcement professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 2,990 law enforcement professionals
  2. Marion County - 660 law enforcement professionals
  3. Baker County - 660 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of law enforcement professionals in Oregon will grow by 9%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,440 law enforcement professionals working in Oregon.

Salary

On average, law enforcement professionals earn a salary of $66,615 per year in Oregon state. However, Oregon law enforcement professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,330 per year to more than $122,220 per year in 2010. The counties in Oregon with the highest average salary for law enforcement professionals are:

  1. Clackamas County - $73,005 per year
  2. Lane County - $67,770 per year
  3. Deschutes County - $60,220 per year

On average, law enforcement professionals earn the least in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Douglas County - $51,950 per year
  2. Baker County - $52,695 per year
  3. Clatsop County - $52,730 per year

On average, the highest paid law enforcement professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $74,920 per year
  2. Police Officer - $58,310 per year

The law enforcement professionals with lowest average salaries in Oregon were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $74,920 per year
  2. Police Officer - $58,310 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in law enforcement. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as criminal justice or crime scene investigation.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Law Enforcement in Oregon
  • Certificate in Law Enforcement in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,767 miles from location Portland Community College Portland OR 13.6889 n/a 30,161
7,822 miles from location Lane Community College Eugene OR 9.16106 n/a 12,691
7,791 miles from location Chemeketa Community College Salem OR 10.9513 n/a 12,217
7,763 miles from location Clackamas Community College Oregon City OR 13.6089 n/a 8,145
7,808 miles from location Linn-Benton Community College Albany OR 9.74119 n/a 6,512
7,743 miles from location Central Oregon Community College Bend OR 12.4455 n/a 6,261
7,806 miles from location Western Oregon University Monmouth OR 25.0224 50% 5,649
7,883 miles from location Rogue Community College Grants Pass OR 9.24822 n/a 5,441
7,859 miles from location Umpqua Community College Roseburg OR 9.14624 n/a 3,209
7,542 miles from location Treasure Valley Community College Ontario OR 12.3871 n/a 2,618
7,895 miles from location Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay OR 11.4399 n/a 2,206
7,810 miles from location Klamath Community College Klamath Falls OR 6.56401 n/a 1,208
7,768 miles from location University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus Portland OR 10.5117 n/a 1,136
7,756 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Portland Portland OR 27.5272 100% 816
7,765 miles from location Sumner College Portland OR 22.6188 n/a 188
 

Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 5,140 $58,310 -0.8%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 660 $74,920 -8.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are law enforcement related jobs in Oregon